Roland
Walters

Writer and director for film and tv

Roland Walters is an award winning writer and director. He won the Bafta Rocliffe New Writing Award for his TV Drama, Highbinder.

His latest projects include a feature film about 17th Century scientist, Johannes Kepler, and his mother’s witchcraft trial. It is being produced by Andy Paterson and directed by Michael Hoffman.

He is writing several TV series. These include a thriller set in 1st Century Jerusalem about Saint Paul for Tanya Seghatchian and Brightstar Film and TV; an espionage thriller for The Forge; and a 1920s Shanghai crime drama for Ink Factory.

He is also writing a feature about the composer, Dmitri Shostakovich for Alexey Uchitel and the Moscow studio, Rock Film. He is currently developing his directorial debut feature with Andy Paterson and Byron McNally, based on a story by author Mark Haddon.

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Television

Writer & Creator 

Director Aneil Karia

Co-created with Hak Baker.

Motive
In development

Co-created with Kasey Song.

The Ink Factory
In development
The Forge
In development

Co-created with Dylan Holmes Williams.

The Forge
In development
Brightstar Film and TV
In development
Playground Entertainment
In development
Wild Yak Productions
In development
Shy Productions
In development

One of three pieces selected for the BAFTA Rocliffe TV Drama writing showcase in 2017.

In development

Film

Writer 

Director James Morgan
Alchemy
Producer Andy Paterson
Director Michael Hoffman
Sympathetic Ink
In development
Director Alexey Uchitel
Rock Film
In development
Lady Sale Productions
In development
Somnium
(Short)
Director Mayed Al Qasimi
Starring
  • Michelle Ryan
  • Denis Lawson
  • An intergalactic postal worker's perfect record is jeopardised by their latest assignment.

    Co-written with Mayed Al Qasimi.

    Producer Rienkje Attoh
    So and So Productions
    In development
    Producer Rienkje Attoh
    So & So Productions
    In development

    Writer & Director 

    Producer Andy Paterson

    Based on the short story by Mark Haddon.

    Sympathetic Ink
    In development

    Other

    Writer & Director 

    Writer & Director 

    Video game developed by Godolphin Games. Official Selection at the London Games Festival and The Big Adventure Event. Due for release in 2022.